Mr Vivek Dhukaram


Patient Information



Plantar Fascitiis

Plantar Fasciitis is a common condition caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a fibrous sheet in the sole of the foot that helps maintain the arch.
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Hallux Valgus

Hallux Valgus is the scientific name for a bunion, and refers to a condition in which the big toe is angled towards the second toe.
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Achilles tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy is a common condition that happens when the Achilles tendon becomes painful. This can happen for many different reasons but the main ones are tendon degeneration and tendon overload.
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Lesser toes

The lesser toes are those other than your big toes; they can develop a range of deformities which can affect their shape and cause discomfort.
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Ankle arthritis

Ankle arthritis is a clinical condition in which the joint that connects the foot to the leg, known as the tibiotalar or ankle joint, has damaged or worn out cartilage.
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Ankle sprain

An ankle sprain is an injury to the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) that surround and connect the bones of the leg to the foot. The injury typically happens when you accidentally twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. 
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Ankle fracture

A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula or both.
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 Achilles tendon rupture

An Achilles tendon rupture is a complete or partial tear that occurs when the tendon is stretched beyond its capacity. Forceful jumping or pivoting, or sudden accelerations of running, can overstretch the tendon and cause a tear.
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Non-smoking advice

Smoking can lead to a higher risk of complication following foot and ankle surgery.
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Tibialis posterior tendinopathy

Tibialis posterior tendinopathy is the most commom cause of acquired flat foot, often appearing during middle age.
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